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Frank Perkins Quarter Horses Announces Dispersal
Frank Perkins is a horseman. The last of 11 kids, Perkins learned about horses out of necessity - while growing up horses were his family's only mode of transportation, and Perkins built a career in the horse industry


March Feature
Working Equitation Triples Prize Money at 2014 Pin Oak Charity Horse Show
Working Equitation, the newest international craze in equine sports, is coming into its own this spring at the Pin Oak Charity Horse Show. Event sponsors Carmina Zamorano and Rafael Chavez of the Lusitano breeding farm Haras Dos Cavaleiros in Magnolia, Texas have more than tripled the prize money awarded in 2013
February Feature
The San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo is featuring an exciting lineup of Horse Show events February 6-23
Horse Discovery, presented by Wells Fargo, will be open daily providing opportunities to learn about horses and the sport of rodeo. The all-new Rodeo Experience feature will provide an up-close exploration of rodeo events including interactive and hands-on exhibits.

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Horse-drawn wagon overturns outside Oklahoma elementary school, injuring 9 kids
New York Daily News
The horse tossed its riders Tuesday afternoon as Centennial Elementary School in Mustang celebrated the 1889 anniversary of a major land rush in ...

Horse carriage crashes at market in downtown Charleston
Live 5 News
Investigators say the incident happened after the horse was spooked which caused the incident. Francis said they haven't determined what spooked ...

De Blasio: Carriage Horses Are Totally Different From NYPD Horses
Gothamist
Mayor de Blasio got hit with a question about, yes, carriage horses. But this time it was in the context of the NYPD's 10-foot cops—a.k.a the Mounted ...

Horse trailer maintenance will take you a long way
Michigan State University Extension
Spend some time on horse trailer maintenance before hitting the road this season. A little preventative maintenance will take you a long way toward ...

Horse Carriages NYC: New York Mayor Bill de Blasio Faces Pressure To Keep Horses; Will He Still ...
Latin Post
Mayor Bill de Blasio wanted to get rid of a New York City tradition for over 150 years, horse carriage rides. Thanks to support from outside sources and ...

Former Horse rescue operator guilty of cruelty
Dayton Daily News
The operator of the disbanded Serenity Horse Rescue was convicted Tuesday by a jury on three misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty and ...

Groups file appeal over management of Pryor horses
Helena Independent Record
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Wild horse advocacy groups are appealing a federal judge's ruling that denied their challenge to the government's ...

Carriage Horse Ban Stalled In New York City
WebProNews
Mayor Bill de Blasio is halting his plan to get rid of the horse carriages in New York City. Many citizens showed their support for the horse-drawn ...

Ag commissioner candidate faults rival on bill to allow horse sale for slaughter
Dallas Morning News
AUSTIN — Agriculture commissioner candidate Tommy Merritt is drawing attention to rival Sid Miller's past support for horse slaughter, noting in a ...

Horse and Shetland pony burned to death in arson attack on stables leaving 10-year-old owner ...
Daily Mail
Destroyed: The blackened remains of stables near Bolton, Greater Manchester, where a Shetland pony and a horse were burned alive in an arson ...

Horse therapy program helps children overcome health issues
RFD-TV
"It's something to look forward to and something for her to do when all of her friends are playing ball and stuff, she gets to talk about horse therapy.

Don't horse around with carriage idea
Las Vegas Sun
Regulations say the horses won't be used when temperatures go over 90 degrees. That's not acceptable. The council feels comfortable (in air ...

Missing Horse Found Dead
Valley News
Plainfield — Homeowners preparing to open their swimming pool for the season discovered the remains of a horse that caused a stir when it went ...

Horse track warns 2014 racing season could be last
Boston Herald
BOSTON — Suffolk Downs is warning that the 2014 season could be the last one at New England's only thoroughbred track unless Mohegan Sun is ...

Help horse to become all white on the night
Swindon Advertiser
To keep the world-famous landmark white, the 3,000 year-old horse is re-chalked once a year. Over the centuries, the annual re-chalking of the White ...

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